The Lessons of History
by Will and Ariel Durant

A disappointing mixture of trite and incorrect statements about the history of mankind. They totally ignore mutual aid as a factor. They see history only from the rulers' point of view. They see societies as personified by their rulers. They are economic determinists. They see progress strictly in materialistic terms. They do not mention ideology, principles, or ideals as factors in history.

Year Read: 1977

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